Funerary Wreath of Flowers



Twig of myrtle, myrtus communis. Six loose leaves. Collected at Hawara by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1889. Prepared and mounted for display in 1889 by Percy Newberry in a box titled 'Plant remains from the Cemetery of Hawara' and labelled no. 2 Twigs of myrtle (myrtus communis L.). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Very dry and fragmenting.